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Illustrated Timeline of Western Literature A Crash Course in Words and Pictures

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ISBN-10: 1402748604

ISBN-13: 9781402748608

Edition: 2008

Authors: Carol Strickland

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Professors, students, and anyone who loves to read will want this fascinating and attractive volume. Beginning with great works from Antiquity to the Middle Ages, this literary timeline gallops from Mesopotamian pictograms and Julius Caesar’sCommentaries on the Gallicto Renaissance and Baroque masterworks by Machiavelli and Molière, and on to modernism. Along the way, it presents the birth of the novel, Gothic chills, Thomas Paine’s rabble-rousing, as well as landmark French and Russian authors, Emerson’s essays, and the first detective story by Poe. Victoriana, the Aesthetic Movement, Utopian Literature, and Naturalism make their appearance, all the way up to today’s Tom Stoppard and Tony…    
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List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 11/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 128
Size: 8.50" wide x 5.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

When you think of fiction's strong women and strange worlds, think Carol A. Strickland.Although born in a small town in Illinois noted for its Nineteenth Century demonic possession cases, Carol A. Strickland claims that all those voices inside her head are a result of having stories to tell and books to write. Even so, her strange devotion to and study of Wonder Woman would seem to indicate an abby-normal brain.A one-time comics letterhack and now an outspoken member of various comics message boards, Carol has found herself the basis for two comic book villains (at times her opinions have not been taken well by the books' creators) (both villains were soundly thrashed) (and both, for some…    

Acknowledgments and Dedications
Introduction and Key
From Classical to Chivalric
From Renaissance Seed to Baroque Bloom
From the Enlightenment and Age of Revolution to the Era of Evolution
From Naturalism to Magic Realism, Modernism to Postmodernism and Beyond
Photo Credits